October 2014 Archive

Boosting local business key to community’s success

King Township has the distinction of being unique in many ways. The largest geographic municipality in York Region has to juggle a small population, development pressures, limited revenues and still protect the environment.

Candidates address important issues at meeting

Constituents had the opportunity to ask questions of their local candidates just one week before the municipal election as Concerned Citizens of King Township hosted a candidates meeting for Wards 1, 2 and 5 at Villanova College in King City Monday.

Former mayor Margaret Britnell made many contributions

Flags at the King Township municipal office and facilities few at half-staff in honour of former mayor Margaret Britnell, who passed away Oct. 12. The long-serving politician contributed more than two decades of public service to the Township of King between 1970 and 1997.

Strategic plan for Cold Creek in the works

Cold Creek Conservation Area is one of King Township’s natural resources.

Fundraiser will help revamp historic church

An upcoming fundraiser will help maintain a piece of King Township’s history. The Brass, Brats & Beer event will be held at Christ Church Kettleby on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 6-9 p.m.

Public weighs in on updating King’s official plan

The Township is looking to gather public input for King’s new official plan.

Developers react to proposed hike in development charges

The development community in King is concerned about the proposed increase in development charges (DC).

Township presents ‘Walking School Bus’

King Township is trying to safeguard the safety of Schomberg students through its new “Walking School Bus” program.

Cougars hit their stride, pick up fifth win in six games

The Junior C Schomberg Cougars have moved into a position as a contender in the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League, turning their poor start around for a successful run over the past few weeks.

Steve Franjic ready to defend his undefeated pro record

A professional boxer and Schomberg business owner, “Silent” Steve Franjic has his hands busy this year in the ring and in the kitchen. The 6’3”, light heavyweight orthodox fighter takes to the ring Nov. 15 at the Hershey Centre in an international battle against a relatively unknown Roberto Santos from Mexico.

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